NIEPA Library Unit
Adebola A. Agbaje, PhD
Head of Department
Agbaje is a professional librarian with about three decades of experience. She is the author of Mum’s Tales and several other publications. She is a member of the Editorial Board of: Studies in Educational Planning and Administration (SEPA), The Information Technologist, International Journal of Research in Education and International Journal of Gender and Health Studies. She was also the recipient of honours and distinctions among which are: Institute Best Worker, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan, Nigeria. Cadre Best Worker Award (Officer Cadre), Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan, Nigeria. 2003 and Thesis Writing Grant, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Dakar, Senegal, 1993
Agbaje is a trained teacher and librarian. She has taught at all levels of Nigeria’s educational system. She has served as librarian and information specialist at the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC), Lagos, the Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan, the Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos and the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan, before joining the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA, NIGERIA), Ondo, where she is the Institute Librarian/ Head, Publication and Documentation Department since 2004. She has led workshops on skills acquisition. She is a member of the Nigerian Library Association, Link, Network for North-South Library Development, London, Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria, School Health Unit, Ondo State Chapter, Women in Management Association (WIMA).
Agbaje is holder of B.Ed. (English), MLS and PhD degrees from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan.